Management Information Systems – Section 3

11. Once net requirements have been calculated, the next step is to

A. determine the production schedule
B. determine machine and manpower requirements
C. calculate gross requirements
D. start the production process
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. determine machine and manpower requirements

12. A certain city uses a computer system as part of its taxation of real estate. Which one of the following tasks would the computer be least able to do?

A. Decide how much money should be raised through real estate taxes
B. Keep records of tax rates that apply to different kinds of real estate
C. Compute tax due for each property owner each quarter
D. Keep records of all assessment
E. Record and credit tax payments received from property owners

Correct Answer: A. Decide how much money should be raised through real estate taxes

13. Management is linked to the information processor by

A. decisions
B. data
C. both (a) and (b)
D. neither (a) nor (b)
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: D. neither (a) nor (b)

14. How much should an organisation spend for information can be determined by some type of a:

A. cost analysis
B. benefit analysis
C. cost-benefit analysis
D. any of the above
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: C. cost-benefit analysis

15. As a general rule.

A. MIS performance criteria determine management information needs, and these needs determine the objectives of the firm.
B. the firm’s objective determine management information needs, and these needs determine MIS performance criteria
C. management information needs determine MIS performance criteria, and these criteria determine the firm’s objectives
D. the firm’s objectives determine MIS performance criteria, and these criteria determine manage¬¨ment information needs.
E. None of the above

Correct Answer: B. the firm’s objective determine management information needs, and these needs determine MIS performance criteria

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